New Signage in Seven City Parks

Bhubaneswar: Not only the Old Town area is decked up with heritage signage near the beautiful monuments, but seven major city parks under the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) have got a new look with magnificent and meaningfully designed signage. The seven city parks with signage and way findings by BDA include: Indira Gandhi Park, Biju […]

Bhubaneswar All Set to Colour Its Skyline

Bhubaneswar: Under its ambitious “Light Sculpture Project’’, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has taken up illumination of three major flyovers i.e. Vani Vihar, Acharya Vihar and Jaydev Vihar in the heart of the city and also illumination of six parks and 17 temples in the Old Town area to create an impressive lighting arrangement to give […]

ANPIC and BDA Jointly Organize International Art Symposium

Bhubaneswar: India’s 1st International Public Art Symposium (IPAS) was kicked off last week here at Kalinga Nagar area of Bhubaneswar where eminent persons including Manoj Kumar Mohanty, Secretary, BDA, Bhabani Sankar Chayani, Member Enforcement, BDA, Debasundar Mohapatra, City Engineer BMC, Sashanka Mohapatra, Managing Trustee, ANPIC, Khitish Das, Curator IPAS, Ashokananda Dhar, Chief Horticulturist, BDA, Suparna Surabhita Das, […]

Jagannath Basti Demolition and Relocation Completed Today

Bhubaneswar: Today the remaining 100 houses of Jagannath Basti along the NH near Jayadev Vihar were demolished by the joint eviction squad of BMC and BDA. Yesterday 200 houses were demolished at Jagannath Basti by the city administration. While the process of demolition started on September 27 and was completed today, on the Day III […]

BDA Celebrates 36th Foundation Day Without Glitter

Bhubaneswar, September 1: Making it low-key affair, the 36th Foundation Day of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was celebrated today with a simple function at BDA office, with the release of its annual report, 2018 and prizes for children of BDA employees, who scored high in Class X exam. Starting the note, Tourism and Odia Language, […]

Bhubaneswar: Massive Eviction Drive Along Drainage Channel 4

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its massive eviction drive and zero tolerance policy for encroachments on natural drainage channels in the city, the joint squad of BDA-BMC yesterday removed several concrete structures and buildings near Ekamra Villa in Jayadev Vihar area. The joint squad completed the demolition of a concrete structure on the channel, on which a local resident […]

BDA to Establish Environmental Cell for Sustainable Urban Development

Bhubaneswar, August 5: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), is making moves to introduce sustainable development practices in construction and land development activities within its jurisdiction by establishing an Environmental Cell. It is pertinent here to mention that the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) of Bhubaneswar has proposed environmentally sensitive zones (ESZ) or open space use zones, […]

Joint Eviction Drive Ends at Nayapalli Haza

Bhubaneswar, July 31: The much-awaited joint eviction drive of BMC-BDA over the encroachment in Nayapalli Haza was completed today with demolition of over 5,000 square feet three concrete structures, illegally built over a reclaimed land, created out of dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Today’s demolition will pave the way for renovation of the […]

Joint Eviction Drive: Stone Pelting by ISKCON Devotees Injures 3

Bhubaneswar, July 28: 2,400 sq ft Govt land freed from encroachment In a successful joint eviction drive the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) demolished the unauthorised structure of ISKCON Temple and adjoining areas in Nayapalli, along the NH. During the eviction process four squads […]